gaming, Player perspective, Warcraft, Warcraft Hunters, Warcraft Writing

Directional Difficulties

As a child, I needed my shoes labeled L for left and R for right. I'm sure that was the case for many children. But even as I got older, I still struggled with understanding directions. I remember as a teenager my father telling me to go left and I'd go right and he'd jokingly… Continue reading Directional Difficulties

gaming, Player perspective, Warcraft, Warcraft Writing

Finding the Beat

As an introverted single mom who works from home, my life didn't change very much when the pandemic hit. However, in the warmer months I usually drive from Upstate New York to Massachusetts to volunteer and dance at Native American powwows, and that gives me a much needed dose of social interaction. That isn't happening… Continue reading Finding the Beat

Warcraft, Warcraft Events, Warcraft Hunters, Warcraft Writing

Back to Hunter School

When I first started playing Battle for Azeroth on my hunter Sriset, I was using Survival spec. I imagine it's because I liked the Artifact appearance for that spec from Legion. Then somewhere along the line, I switched to Beast Mastery, probably because I was dying too much in Survival because I wasn't properly geared or I picked up a bow with better damage, or both.

Warcraft Events, Warcraft Hunters, Warcraft Writing

Stages of Invisibility

Despite the stealth puzzle from hell, I had a great evening and definitely felt much less alone and forgotten. I know online friendships can be tricky and it's easy to make too much out of nothing, but I am extremely grateful to last night's dungeon crew for making me feel like I'm worth going through zappy robots for.

Pandaria, Player perspective, Warcraft, Warcraft Hunters, Warcraft Writing

A Good Scrub Can Go a Long Way

While I may sometimes feel that I'll never quite get certain parts of the game right, I don't consider myself forever a noob. I'd never done that dungeon before but we'd all purposely chosen to queue for a dungeon with a random group of people that may or may not know the dungeon, so calling me a scrub seemed unnecessary. But I know that there are unkind people in the game and in the world and that that will never change. I certainly won't let it change how I act either.